Casuarina equisetifolia

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Casuarina equisetifolia

Horsetail Tree

casuarina equisetifolia
Casuarina equisetifolia (Wikipedia)
Casuarina equisetifolia
Casuarina equesitifolia tree.jpg
C. equisetifolia subsp. incana
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fagales
Family: Casuarinaceae
Genus: Casuarina
Species: C. equisetifolia
Binomial name
Casuarina equisetifolia
L.
Subspecies

C. e. subsp. equisetifolia
C. e. subsp. incana

Casuarina equisetifolia tree at Chikhaldara, Maharashtra

Casuarina equisetifolia or Australian pine tree is a she-oak species of the genus Casuarina. The native range extends from Burma and Vietnam throughout Malaysia east to French Polynesia, New Caledonia, and Vanuatu, and south to Australia (north of Northern Territory, north and east Queensland, and north-eastern New South Wales). Populations are also found in Madagascar, but it is doubtful if this is within the native range of the species. The species has been introduced to the Southern United States and West Africa. It is an invasive species in Florida and South Africa.

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